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Technologist CT

Location
Lodi, Ohio
Job Type
Permanent
Posted
3 Sep 2022
The Technologist CT is responsible for performing diagnostic procedures on patients using radiation to examine body structures and tissue.
  • Performs computerized axial tomography (CT) procedures.
  • Obtains patient history and clinical data for correlation with exams. Scans all required paperwork into the RIS system. Compiles exam for reading by radiologist.
  • Critiques exam for film quality and proper identification.
  • Documents reasons for any variation in procedure.
  • Communicates with patients throughout exam. Assists patients, explains exam to patient and/or responsible party.
  • Complies with OSHA and hospital infection control policies.
  • Works unassisted; responds to calls on various shifts.
  • Keeps manager informed of equipment/safety problems.
  • Identifies, transports, lifts and positions patients for exams.
  • Performs duties of a radiologic technologist as required and qualified.
  • Exercises professional judgment in performance of procedure and patient care. Communicates with referring physician.
  • Evaluates patients for age-appropriate behavior, motor skills and physiological norms.
  • Assesses patients for signs/symptoms of abuse or neglect and reports findings to radiologist or staff physician.
  • Follows safe radiation practices in selection of radiographic techniques and protective shielding to self and patient.
  • Performs receptionist functions and clerical duties, film filing and purging.
  • Controls inventory and purchase of supplies as assigned.
  • Maintains cleanliness of room; stocks supplies.
  • Performs quality assurance duties as assigned.
  • Completes mandatory education and training in order to maintain organization and department specific competencies and requirements. Maintains applicable certification/licensure (ARRT must obtain within one year of appointment to position). Maintains CPR (BLS).
  • Follows hospital/system and department policies and procedures with special attention to attendance and punctuality, confidentiality, dress code and display of ID badge, and safety.
  • Other duties as assigned


Education:

  • Graduate of a formal program of study accredited by the Committee on Allied Health Education and accreditation of the AMA, or completion of didactic and clinical experience.


Certifications:

  • Registered with the American Registry of Radiologic Technology (R).
  • Certification by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists in computer tomography within 24 months of appointment.
  • Current Radiology license in the State of Ohio.
  • BLS from AHA


Complexity of Work:

  • Maintains competencies specific to patient population served.
  • Registry in CT scanning preferred.


Work Experience:

  • Licensed in Diagnostic Radiology with the ARRT in order to be eligible for onsite training in CT Scanning.


Physical Requirements:

  • Requires standing and walking for extended periods of time.
  • Must be able to lift or assist with lifting patients of varying weight and manipulate equipment daily.

Personal Protective Equipment:

  • Follows standard precautions using personal protective equipment as required

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Details

  • Job Reference: 703254682-2
  • Date Posted: 3 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Cleveland Clinic
  • Location: Lodi, Ohio
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Permanent